Knox Release Highlights - June 2020

Samsung Knox Team
June 30, 2020

We are excited to share the past month's release highlights, upcoming releases and features, and content highlights of June 2020.

Release highlights

  1. [Knox Suite & Enterprise Edition] Enterprise Edition devices to have Knox Suite as the Software bundle was released successfully. Existing software bundle of Knox Configure & Knox E-FOTA on MDM will still be an option. More information in the following blog post
  2. [Knox Manage] Samsung Knox Manage v20.6 was released on June 25, 2020; release note available here
  3. [Knox Manage] Knox Platform for Enterprise premium license is supported for Android Enterprise Knox Service Plugin from Knox Manage v20.6
  4. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage Latest EMM agent version:
    • Android: 20.6 (
    • iOS: 20.06
  5. [Managed Service Provider] Knox Managed Service Provider Portal launched with Knox Cloud Service 1.28 release and refreshed with 1.30 update
  6. [Knox Cloud Service] Update 1.30 released on April 22, 2020 (Knox Configure, Managed Service Provider, Knox Guard)
    • Included in 1.29: Knox E-FOTA, Knox Deployment Program
  7. [Knox E-FOTA Advanced] End of Sales effective 17:00 (KST) Oct. 30, 2020
  8. [Knox E-FOTA Advanced] Client token expiration affecting clients between
  9. [Knox Premium] Final notice issued of EOS (End of Service) on June 30, 2020 for Knox Premium, the predecessor to Knox Manage


Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product



Release Date

Knox E-FOTA Advanced



End of Sales Notice

  • Announced on Apr. 20, 2020, Knox E-FOTA Advanced will be EOS from 17:00 (KST) on Oct. 30, 2020

Oct. 30, 2020

Knox Manage


Knox Service Plugin enhancement

  • Knox Service Plugin Dynamic UI support (Zero day support)

Remote Support for Samsung DeX

Kiosk Enhancement

  • Launcher based Single Kiosk
  • Offline unenrollment support

Event-based Management

  • Geo-fencing Advanced

Aug. 20, 2020

Knox Mobile Enrollment


  • Root and intermediate certificate installation
  • Customer now able to let EMM access their data using Knox Mobile Enrollment API
  • Proget and Chimpa added to list of supported EMMs in the KME-DO dropdown list 
  • South Korea added as a Knox Mobile Enrollment supported country
  • Block device assistant menu to restrict un-approved app installs

June 24, 2020

Knox Configure


  • KC Super Admin API access permissions
  • Disable Wi-Fi blacklisting
  • Third party device keyboard support

June 24, 2020

Knox Platform for Enterprise




  • Android 10 release for S20 device
  • Android 10 release for next Note flagship
  • Android 11 (R) release

Feb. 01, 2020

Q3 2020

Q4 2020

Knox Service Plugin



  • Push-To-Talk key configuration
  • Language usage configuration
  • Numeric font size setting
  • APN settings enhancement
  • Device settings eg. Hide WiFi
  • USB connection type setting
  • Clipboard data restrictions
  • Password visibility control

May 2020


Knox E-FOTA One


  • Support for Blackberry and SOTI
  • Automatically pushing the latest firmware version of a particular OS
  • Monitor active campaigns through the Dashboard
  • Sharing a commercial license key between US and EU tenants
  • Preventing accidental unenrollment when syncing from an EMM
  • Change in number of seats in the Knox E-FOTA One trial license
  • Improvement in firmware download speed
  • Firmware notification emails temporarily stopped
  • UX improvements

June 24, 2020

Knox Managed Provider Portal


  • Administration management

June 24, 2020

Reseller Portal


  • Auto-assign rules for profile alias via KDP API
  • New logged in event added to activity log

June 24, 2020


Content highlights

[Knox Manage}

Knox Manage achieves Android Enterprise validation


Do rugged devices save you money in the long run?

[Knox E-FOTA]

Knox E-FOTA and sequential updates

[Knox Platform for Enterprise]

Samsung products approved as independent cryptographic layers for DAR CP

[Knox Manage/Knox Suite]

Knox Manage Remote Support Tool: Helping provide business continuity and effective bedside support during the COVID-19 pandemic


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